Responsible for selecting qualified editors-in-chief for The Contraband and The Log. The board also has the power to dismiss an editor with due process. It serves to protect the campus press from attempts to censor or exert prior restraint. However, the board shall not be held responsible or accountable for incidents that may result in legal or academic reprisal. The board does not involve itself in the internal operations of the campus press. The Board is composed of five faculty or staff appointed by the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs with at least one member from the following areas: the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and Agriculture, the College of Engineering and Computer Science or the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the Burton College of Education or the College of Business, and the Library. The Board reports to the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. In addition, other members appointed for three-year terms include a member of the professional media, the Student Government Association President, a Student Union Board representative, and the Director of Public Relations and University Events. The Student Publications Adviser serves ex-officio and as chair. The Board reports to the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.
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